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See how the street play movement is growing across the UK.

Find out what’s happening where you live and if there are streets already playing out. We know that there are many active streets not listed here so please let us know of anything you are doing so we can add it to the map. You can also check our Local Authority Directory to see if your council has a street play policy yet.

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What’s happening in Adur and Worthing?

Following a successful pilot in 2013 when 15 streets in Adur and Worthing became temporary play streets, residents in Adur and Worthing can now apply for up to 12 temporary road closures on days and times of their choosing.   If you live in Adur and Worthing and want to get your street playing out, you could join the local Facebook group  for ideas and support. Also ‘Adur and Worthing Playing Out’ community organisation is promoting and linking up residents who are interested in street play – more details on their website.

The council contact in Adur and Worthing is:

At the launch of the Play Streets pilot in 2013, the One Show came to visit a play street. The scheme has also been featured on More Radio, in the Sussex Chronicle and the Shoreham Herald.

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Dear PM, outdoor play is essential for children’s health and wellbeing

It is essential that children can get outside and be active, for their health and wellbeing. Last spring/summer, too many children were trapped indoors due to confusion about the rules….

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Warming hearts (and hands!): playing out in a covid winter

Simple and cost free tips and ideas for playing outdoors with the kids this midwinter. Whatever the restrictions where you are, it looks like we’ll all be spending way more…

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